After Liverpool’s Europa League defeat to Sevilla in May, Jamie Carragher had one message for Jurgen Klopp: “Sign a f****** left-back.”
Carragher tweeted that message after Alberto Moreno’s miserable performance in the 3-1 defeat in Basel.
Three months later and not only is Moreno still in Liverpool’s starting line-up, he also remains a complete liability.
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The Spaniard had a first half to forget in the Reds Premier League opener at Arsenal, conceding a penalty for a clumsy challenge.
Moreno’s blushes were spared when Theo Walcott missed the resulting spot kick but 68 seconds later, he reminded Liverpool fans just how painful he can be to watch.
The left back failed to track Walcott’s run and this time, he wasn’t let off. The Arsenal forward fired the ball past Simon Mignolet to open the scoring.
The reaction on social media was fierce. One thing’s for sure - Moreno won’t want to check his mentions this evening.